After one and a half months of enthralling and entertaining cricket, only two teams remain for the final showdown. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will battle it out tomorrow night in Hyderabad for ultimate glory and the IPL 2019 crown. Both the teams are set to face each other for the fourth time, with Mumbai emerging victorious in all the previous three meetings. We can anticipate another thrilling contest when two of the most successful franchise in the IPL history will square off in this final bout.
Mumbai Indians have been the most impressive side in this edition of the IPL, and are riding high. Rohit Sharma has led his Blue Army tremendously and got them to their fourth IPL final. With match winners like Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, and Jasprit Bumrah in their ranks, Mumbai will be eyeing to register another win over their arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings on the biggest stage.
Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings has proved once again why experience is crucial even in the T20 format. Having defeated Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier, the Yellow Army are all set to play their second consecutive IPL final. Dhoni and Co will collide with a familiar foe in the quest of their record fourth IPL title.
The reigning champions will be under pressure too as Mumbai has a triple over them this season. However, Chennai would be hoping to land a counterpunch when both come face-to-face for one last time.
Date: Sunday, 12 May 2019
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
League: Indian Premier League
Live Telecast: Star Network
- Mitchell McClenaghan might feature in the starting lineup in place of Jayant Yadav depending upon the pitch conditions.
Chennai Super Kings
- Shardul Thakur can be dropped to make way for Murali Vijay or Dhruv Shorey after his poor outing in the previous game.
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